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Romney Energy Aide Linked to Coal Industry

Jim Talent runs lobbying firm paid by Big Coal

(Newser) - An energy advisor who helped craft Mitt Romney's pro-coal policy also runs a lobbying firm that's paid by, you guessed it, a big coal company. Ex-Missouri senator Jim Talent co-chairs the lobbying firm Mercury Public Affairs, which receives $125,000 a year from Peabody Energy to promote its... More »

Dow Dips 14; Energy, Tech Fall

Dow gains 0.5% for the week, other indices fall

(Newser) - Energy stocks led declines on Wall Street today after Goldman Sachs downgraded coal firm Peabody Energy, and Dell reported a bigger-than-expected profit decline, the Wall Street Journal reports.
  • The Dow closed down 14.28 points at 10,318.16.
  • The Nasdaq lost 10.78, closing at 2,146.04.
  • The
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